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Guyana. 1940 ‘Trafficking in Firearms and Ammunition.’ Laws of Guyana, Chapter 16:05, Firearms Act (As last amended in 2014); Part III (Section 17A), p. 15. Georgetown: National Assembly of Guyana. 1 December

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Trafficking in firearms and ammunition

17A. (1) If any person knowingly imports, exports, acquires, sells, delivers, moves, diverts or transfers any firearm,1 or its parts and components, or ammunition to or from another country, as the case may be, without a proper authorization, he shall be guilty of an offence.

(2) If any person purchases, acquires or has in his possession any firearms, or its parts and components or ammunition for the purposes of subsection (1), he shall be guilty of an offence.

(3) A person guilty of an offence under the preceding subsections shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine of five hundred thousand dollars and five years imprisonment and on conviction on indictment to a fine of five million dollars and ten years imprisonment.

[Amended by Act 2/2014]

ID: Q11349

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